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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ Early Modern Studies Program

Posted by Early Modern Studies Program on August 20, 2019 in Job Postings

Part-Time Employment Opportunity: Teaching Assistant in the Early Modern Studies Program

Deadline for Applications: Friday, August 30, 2019

The Early Modern Studies Program (EMSP) at the University of King's College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant to handle duties in EMSP 2313.03F (cross-listed as CTMP 2313.03F), "The Vampire". EMSP/CTMP 2313 is an interdisciplinary course which examines changing ideas of the vampire in the early modern and contemporary periods. The course considers the figure of the vampire as it appears in folklore, philosophy, fiction, poetry, film, and television.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • reading course material
  • grading assignments and exams
  • holding office hours and ensuring an online presence to assist students with assignments
  • attending lectures (please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable regarding class time)
  • consulting on a regular basis with the instructor regarding the approach taken in teaching, grading and other expectations

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates may come from various fields but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Familiarity with the early modern and contemporary periods will be considered an asset, as will prior TA experience (at the university level).

Closing Date: Friday August 30, 2019

Hourly Rate of Pay: $24.41 (classification of TA130). Position is conditional on the course's final enrollment numbers

To apply for this position, please forward an application and C.V to:

Dr. Kathryn Morris

Early Modern Studies Program

University of King's College

6350 Coburg Road

Halifax, NS  B3H 2A1


Phone: (902) 422-1271 ext. 207

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The University of King's College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.